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Opportunities in the Western Europe Ice Cream Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High growth Economies

Opportunities in the Western Europe Ice Cream Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High growth Economies

Summary

Global ice cream sector was valued at US$149,316.4 Million in 2016 and is forecast to record a CAGR of 4.1% during 2016-2021. Western Europe held a 23.7% value share and 15.9% volume share in the global ice cream sector in 2016. The Western European ice cream sector is forecast to register a CAGR of 4.4% during 2016-2021. Affluent nations in the region such as the UK, France, Italy, and Germany, with a high urban population and widespread consumption of ice cream are leading regional growth.

Take-home and bulk ice cream is the largest market in the region. The market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.5%. This is followed by the artisanal ice cream and impulse ice cream - single serve markets. Health & wellness market in the Western Europe ice cream sector accounted for a 3.6% of the overall values sales in the region. The rising awareness of lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes is driving the demand for ‘low-fat/calorie’ ice cream. The value sales of ice cream with health & wellness attributes is expected to register a CAGR of 4.4% during 2016-2021.

On trade is the most popular distribution channel in the Western Europe ice cream sector, with a value share of 57.9% in 2016. Of all the off trade distribution channels, hypermarkets & supermarkets is the largest channel with 21.7% value share, followed by convenience stores at a 9.7% value share.

Western European ice cream sector is fragmented with the top five brands - Magnum, Cornetto, Carte D`Or, Ben & Jerry’s, and Häagen-Dazs- accounting for a 27.1% share of the sector in 2016. Private label products accounted for a 14.5% value share in the sector in 2016.

The report Opportunities in the Western Europe Ice Cream Sector, brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the Western Europe ice cream sector.

In particular, this report provides the following analysis -

  • Sector overview: Provides overview of the sector size, value and volume growth analysis, across regions.
  • Change in consumption: Analysis on the shift in consumption of ice cream by markets across the key countries in the Western Europe region.
  • High potential countries: Provides Risk-Reward analysis of top 4 high potential countries in the Western Europe region based on market assessment, economic development, socio-demographic, governance indicators, and technological infrastructure.
  • Country analysis: Provides deep-dive analysis of 4 high potential countries covering value growth during 2016-2021, key challenges, consumer demographics, and key trends supported with product examples. It also includes analysis of the key challenges faced and future outlook for the region.
  • Health & wellness analysis: Provides insights on the health & wellness products in terms of value and percentage share in the overall ice cream sector during 2011-2021. The analysis includes key health & wellness attributes and consumer benefits driving the sales of ice cream products in the Western Europe region, in 2016. It also covers the market share of leading companies offering ice cream with health & wellness attributes in the same year.
  • Brand Analysis: Provides an overview of leading brands in the Western Europe region, besides analyzing the growth of Private Label products in the region.
  • Key distribution channels: Provides analysis on the leading distribution channels for ice cream across the key countries in the Western Europe region, in 2016. It covers three distribution channels - Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, Dollar Stores, which include Variety Stores & General Merchandisers and Others, which includes Cash & Carries & Warehouse Clubs and Others.
  • Preferred packaging formats: The report provides percentage share (in 2016) and growth analysis (during 2011-2021) for various packaging materials, container, closure, and outer types based on the volume sales (by pack units) of Ice Cream.
Companies mentioned in this report:

Unilever, Nestle, General Mills, Inc., Grupo Kalise Menorquina, S.A., Dunkin` Donuts, Delikatessa Gmbh, Mars, Incorporated, Professor Grunschnabel, Mondelez International, R&R Ice Cream Inc.

Scope

This report brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the Western Europe ice cream sector. It includes analysis on the following -
  • Sector overview: Provides overview of the sector size, value and volume growth analysis, across regions.
  • Change in consumption: Analysis on the shift in consumption of ice cream by markets across the key countries in the Western Europe region.
  • High potential countries: Provides Risk-Reward analysis of top 4 high potential countries in the Western Europe region based on market assessment, economic development, socio-demographic, governance indicators, and technological infrastructure.
  • Country analysis: Provides deep-dive analysis of 4 high potential countries covering value growth during 2016-2021, key challenges, consumer demographics, and key trends supported with product examples. It also includes analysis of the key challenges faced and future outlook for the region.
  • Health & wellness analysis: Provides insights on the health & wellness products in terms of value and percentage share in the overall ice cream sector during 2011-2021. The analysis includes key health & wellness attributes and consumer benefits driving the sales of ice cream products in the Western Europe region, in 2016. It also covers the market share of leading companies offering ice cream with health & wellness attributes in the same year.
  • Brand analysis: Provides an overview of leading brands in the Western Europe region, besides analyzing the growth of Private Label products in the region.
  • Key distribution channels: Provides analysis on the leading distribution channels for ice cream across the key countries in the Western Europe region, in 2016. It covers three distribution channels - hypermarkets & supermarkets, convenience stores, food & drinks specialists, dollar stores, which include variety stores & general merchandisers and others, which includes cash & carries & warehouse clubs and others.
  • Preferred packaging formats: The report provides percentage share (in 2016) and growth analysis (during 2011-2021) for various packaging materials, container, closure, and outer types based on the volume sales (by pack units) of ice cream.
Reasons to buy
  • Manufacturing and retailers seek latest information on how the market is evolving to formulate their sales and marketing strategies. There is also demand for authentic market data with a high level of detail. This report has been created to provide its readers with up-to-date information and analysis to uncover emerging opportunities of growth within the sector in the region.
  • The report provides a detailed analysis of the countries in the region, covering the key challenges, competitive landscape and demographic analysis , that can help companies gain insight into the country specific nuances
  • The analysts have also placed a significant emphasis on the key trends that drive consumer choice and the future opportunities that can be explored in the region, than can help companies in revenue expansion
  • To gain competitive intelligence about leading brands in the sector in the region with information about their market share and growth rates.


  • Report scope
  • Executive Summary
    • Western Europe ice cream is forecast to witness a value CAGR of 4.4% during 2016-2021
      • Flexible Packaging is the most widely used packaging material in the Western Europe ice cream sector
  • Market size and growth analysis
    • Market Size Analysis – Western Europe compared to other Regions
      • The Western Europe ice cream sector was valued at US$35,388.3 million in 2016
        • Table Regional comparison: Market size, growth, and per capita analysis, 2016-2021
    • Growth Analysis by Region
      • Western Europe is forecast to register relatively slow YoY value and volume growth during 2016-2021
    • Growth Analysis by Country
      • France leads the Western Europe ice cream sector in value and volume growth during 2016-2021
    • Growth Analysis by Market
      • The take-home and bulk ice cream market is expected to lead Western Europe ice cream sector in value growth terms
  • Identifying high potential countries in Western Europe
    • High potential countries in Western Europe
      • GlobalData's unique scoring system identifies countries with potential growth opportunities
    • Identifying high potential countries – Methodology
      • How have we ranked risks/rewards for this report?
    • Identifying high potential countries – Risk, reward and opportunity analysis
      • Top four high potential countries in Western Europe
  • Market size and growth analysis
    • High Potential Countries in Western Europe – Overview
      • The French and Dutch ice cream sectors are projected to lead in terms of value growth in the Western Europe ice cream sector
        • Table The French and Dutch ice cream sectors are projected to lead in terms of value growth in the Western Europe ice cream sector
    • Growth Contribution Analysis by Country (1/2)
      • Italy is the largest contributor to the growth of the artisanal ice cream market
      • France and Italy lead growth in value sales in the take-home and bulk ice cream market
    • Share of ice cream compared to other Food Sectors
      • The Western Europe ice cream sector holds 4.7% value share in the overall food industry
    • Change in consumption levels by country and ice cream markets
      • France's take-home and bulk ice cream market is expected to lead ice cream consumption in value terms
    • Per Capita Consumption and Expenditure Analysis
      • France registers higher per capita consumption and Spain leads per capita expenditure compared to the regional average
  • High Potential Country Analysis: Western Europe
    • Spain
      • Spanish ice cream – Overview
      • Spanish ice cream – Demographic analysis
      • Spanish ice cream – Key trends
    • Austria
      • Austrian ice cream – Overview
      • Austrian ice cream – Demographic Analysis
      • Austrian Ice Cream– Key Trends
    • The Netherlands
      • The Netherlands ice cream sector – Overview
      • The Netherlands ice cream – Demographic analysis
      • The Netherlands ice cream – Key trends
    • France
      • French ice cream – Overview
      • French ice cream – Demographic Analysis
      • French Ice Cream– Key trends
  • Success Stories
    • About Case Studies
    • Case Study: Gelato di Verdura
      • Manufacturer focuses on product innovation to gain greater market share
    • Case Study: Pistachio Gelato
      • Artisanal manufacturer capitalizes on the growing demand for freshly made gelato
    • Case Study: Häagen-Dazs
      • Company uses product innovation to increase convenience of consumption
  • Company and Brand Analysis
    • Brand Share Analysis in the ice cream Sector
      • Magnum is the leading brand in the Western Europe ice cream sector
    • Leading Companies in Western Europe's ice cream Sector
      • Unilever leads both markets in terms of value followed by Nestlé
    • Leading brands in Western Europe's ice cream Sector
      • Private label products have a good presence in ice cream markets
    • Private label penetration in the ice cream sector
      • Western Europe has a higher private label penetration compared to the global average
        • Table Private Label penetration (in value terms) in the ice cream sector, 2016
  • health & wellness Analysis
    • health & wellness Analysis – Overview
      • Companies in France and Spain have a strong focus on health & wellness product innovation and launches
        • Table health & wellness value and its share in overall sales, 2011-2021
    • health & wellness Market Growth Analysis by Country
      • France is expected to contribute the most to the growth of the health & wellness market followed by Spain
    • health & wellness Analysis – Key Product Attributes and Consumer Benefits
      • Products with free from claims and the ones addressing issues such as food intolerance are high in demand in Western Europe
    • health & wellness Analysis – Key Product Attributes and Consumer Benefits
      • Products meeting consumers' health & wellness needs
    • Leading health & wellness Companies by Market Share
      • Nestle, Unilever and Mondelez International are the leading manufacturers offering ice cream with health & wellness attributes in the Western European ice cream sector
  • Key Distribution Channels
    • Leading Distribution Channels by countries
      • Hypermarkets & Supermarkets accounted for a 21.7% share of value sales in the Western Europe ice cream sector in 2016
        • Table Leading Distribution Channels in the Western Europe by countries (by value) , 2016
    • Leading Distribution Channels by markets
      • On Trade is the largest distribution channel in all the three ice cream markets in Western Europe
        • Table Leading Distribution Channels in Western Europe region by markets, 2016
  • Key Packaging Formats
    • Growth Analysis by Key Packaging Material and Container Type
      • Flexible Packaging accounts for 57.5% volume share in Western Europe's ice cream sector
    • Growth Analysis by Closure Type and Outers
      • Prize Off is the most commonly used Closure Type in the Western Europe ice cream sector
  • Challenges and Future Outlook
    • Key Challenges
      • Rising health concerns among the consumers is the key inhibitor for the ice cream sector
    • Future Outlook
      • Social media will become a vital platform for ice cream producers to engage with consumers
  • Appendix
    • Table Global – ice cream Sales, by Region - Value (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Global ice cream Sales, by Region- Volume (Kg Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Growth Analysis, by Country- Value (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Growth Analysis, by Country- Volume (Kg Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - artisanal ice cream (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Impulse ice cream - single serve (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - take-home and bulk ice cream (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - artisanal ice cream (Kg Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Impulse ice cream - single serve (Kg Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - take-home and bulk ice cream (Kg Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Global - Brands vs. Private Label* Value by Markets (US$ Million), 2016
    • Table Western Europe - Brands vs. Private Label* Value by Markets (US$ Million), 2016
    • Table Western Europe- Brands vs. Private Label Value, by Country (US$ Million), 2016
    • Table Top five Brands value sales, Impulse ice cream - single serve (US$ Million), 2016
    • Table Top five Brands value sales, take-home and bulk ice cream (US$ Million), 2016
    • Table health & wellness product attribute analysis in Western Europe (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table health & wellness consumer benefit attribute analysis in Western Europe (US$ Million), 2016-2021
    • Table Leading Distribution Channels in the Western Europe region (US$ Million), 2011-2016
    • Table Volume (Units) Growth by Packaging Material (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume (Units) Growth by Container Type (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume (Units) Growth by Closure Type (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume (Units) Growth by Outer Type (2011-2021)
  • Trends Definitions
    • GlobalData's TrendSights Framework
      • GlobalData has identified eight mega-trends that drive consumer choice
    • GlobalData has identified eight mega-trends that can be broken down into 63 trends
    • Definitions – Trends: health & wellness
    • Definitions – Trends: Sensory & Indulgence
    • Definitions – Trends: Comfort & Uncertainty (1/2)
    • Definitions – Trends: Sustainability & Ethics
    • Definitions – Trends: Individualism & Expression
    • Definitions – Trends: Smart & Connected
    • Definitions – Trends: Easy & Affordable
  • About Global Data

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